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The Touring Network builds digital tools to measure CO2 of rural touring

Profile photo of Sam eccles By Sam eccles
21 April 2015

The Touring Network works to support, represent and develop professional live performances happening in small-scale venues across the Highlands & Islands. Across such a vast geographic area, from Shetland to Argyll and Perthshire to Skye, the carbon costs of touring to remote and varied locations can be significant – not only are distances great but transport and buildings infrastructure is also often limited. In order to […]

National Youth Orchestras of Scotland digitally transform!

Profile photo of Anthony Coia By Anthony Coia
25 March 2015

Back in early 2014 The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland (NYOS) applied to  AmbITion Scotland with the hope of securing funds to help develop the organisation digitally. Our goals at the outset were not set in stone but we knew roughly what we wanted to achieve. Our initial ideas were to design, develop and implement […]


Profile photo of Wezi By Wezi
25 March 2015

With music at its heart, La Banda is a cultural organisation which unites artists and communities in the UK and across the world in contemporary creative processes which respond to heritage and culture. Asking the question, ‘How do I fit into this planet?’ La Banda explores the Scottish cultural viewpoint in the context of the […]

Music Plus Project Cuts Carbon

Profile photo of Sace Lockhart By Sace Lockhart
19 December 2014

Music Plus piloted an innovative project to look at ways of cutting carbon emissions through online distance learning.

Local Voices focus on digital for organisational development

Profile photo of Steve Byrne By Steve Byrne
30 September 2014

Local Voices is a Community Interest Company formed in 2013 seeking to connect communities with their local traditions, primarily through songs and the use of archive resources. The company’s two co-directors are experienced folklorists, as well as singers and performers that have carried out workshops with schoolchildren in the Dundee and Angus areas with around 900 […]

Paragon Music report on their digital developments

Profile photo of Ninian Perry By Ninian Perry
14 August 2014

Paragon Music in Scotland is using rich media to bolster the new website and social media including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Vimeo in order to drive participation and audience engagement.

All that Jazz: the SNJO digitally alive again!

Profile photo of Lindsay Robertson By Lindsay Robertson
13 June 2014

SNJO: In the Hall of the Mountain King The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and their Artistic Director, the saxophonist Tommy Smith are widely recognized to be “world class” with an international reputation for the highest quality jazz and programming. In 2013, while performances soared with rapturous receptions to their Ellington and Rhapsody in Blue concerts […] – a Sustainable AmbITion case study

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
22 May 2014

This case study supported by AmbITion Scotland reveals Creative Carbon Scotland‘s digital development The tool was developed with support from Sustainable AmbITion, a fund which focussed on utilising digital technologies for better environmental sustainability. Reflecting on the development of, users from Festivals Edinburgh and the Edinburgh International Festival, as well as the tool’s creators Creative […]

Aberdeen Performing Arts Make:IT:Happen Funding

Profile photo of Andy Kite By Andy Kite
1 April 2014

In 2013 Aberdeen Performing Arts successfully applied to the AmbITion Scotland Make:IT:Happen fund.  We created a project based around the production and distribution of rich media content aimed at promoting new strands of programming we had coming to The Lemon Tree. Our project allowed us to find new ways of engaging with audiences, move into […]

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